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How to support a child who has autism

Autism, a developmental disorder, is one of an umbrella of conditions that impact the senses. Children on the autism spectrum often have challenges with social skills, language and communication, imitation, play skills, daily living habits and motor skills. For kids with autism, the number of sensory challenges increases to the point that they withdraw or melt down.

Listen as LeeAnn Mateffy, Lead Pediatric Occupational Therapist, MS, ORG/L, Courage Kenny Kids, discusses Autism and the ways you can help your child deal with it. 

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